Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

Salary estimated from 10 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 11, 2019
Average in Washington, DC
$155,054 per year
8% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$78,000
$249,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $155,054 per year in Washington, DC, which is 8% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 10 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Principal Software Engineer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Principal Software Engineer is 4-6 years.
Principal Software Engineer salaries by company in Washington, DC
CompanyAverage salary
$142,303 per year
$151,816 per year
$140,466 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

Software Engineer
Catalist
Washington, DC
Principal Software Engineer
KEYW Corporation
Washington, DC
Principal Software Engineer
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
Principal Software Engineer jobs in Washington, DC